South Africa

Posted by in News on August 31, 2015

Women’s Month: Reflection, Revival and Regeneration in the GBV Sector

South Africa: On 9 August each year, South Africans commemorate National Women’s Day to honour the 20,000 women who marched…

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Posted by in Uncategorized on June 19, 2015

South Africa: Study Reveals Core of Gender-Based Violence in Bredasdorp

South Africa: The ‘superior’ role men assume in relationships is at the core of gender-based violence bedevilling the Bredasdorp community, a…

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Posted by in News on December 1, 2014

South Africa: Women’s Empowerment ‘Key to Stopping Violence’

South Africa: Only a radical shift in approaches to end gender violence will bring about change, says Gender Links, a…

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Posted by in News on October 9, 2014

South Africa: Gender Based Violence Costs R40-Billion

A recent report states that gender-based violence costs the South African economy up to R40-billion a year or more than…

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Posted by in News on September 24, 2014

Caesarean section rates in South Africa ‘recklessly high’, warn experts

Caesarean section rates in South Africa ‘recklessly high’, warn experts.  Figures released by South Africa’s Council for Medical Schemes showed…

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Posted by in News on September 1, 2014

Gender violence still hinders women’s freedom

It seems incongruous that we celebrate Women’s Month [August in South Africa], yet stories of conflict and gender based violence…

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Posted by in News on April 30, 2014

Thuli’s Time: SA’s Protector, Sentinel, Makhadzi – Thuli Madonsela Gets Global Recognition

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is definitely not defined by the Nkandla investigation report, now the most common reference to her…

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